Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

Papua New Guinea
Trade Marks Act (Ch. 385)
We inform the Council that with regard to the Trade Marks Act (Ch. 385) review and substantial amendment is currently being undertaken to incorporate TRIPS provisions on Geographical Indications, Well-Known Marks as well as Border Control Measures. Similarly, amendments to the Patent and Industrial Designs Act 2000 are being undertaken to incorporate TRIPS as well as PCT provisions. We will further inform you as soon as the amendment Bills have gone through Parliament. We hope that the notification to the TRIPS Council of relevant intellectual property laws in Papua New Guinea fulfils Article 63.2 requirements of the TRIPS Agreement.